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Charity events — week of Nov. 11

This Week


Canton Ballet 10th Anniversary Nutcracker Ball — 6 p.m. in the Cultural Center for the Arts Great Court, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Fine dining, entertainment and dancing.


Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. Gently used furniture, antiques and collectibles, jewelry, garden/patio decor, pottery and glass, decorative accessories. Proceeds will support patients and their families; veterans in need of specialized care; and grief, trauma and bereavement counseling in schools and the community. 800-707-8922 or


Art Auction Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser — 2 p.m. at the F.J. Kluth Gallery, 300 N. Water St., Suite 1, Kent. Kent State art students will design and donate pieces for silent auction, incorporating either the color orange or the multiple sclerosis ribbon. $3 in advance, $5 at the door. Raffle tickets $1. Contact Hillary Walker at 330-554-2734 or; or Madeline Hartman at 412-496-5685 or

Milestones Autism Organization’s Snapshots of Milestones — 7 p.m. at Marriott Cleveland East, 26300 Harvard Road, Warrensville Heights. Featuring the work of photographer Charles J. Mintz. $175.

Dancing with Canton’s Stars — 7:30 p.m. at the Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N., Canton. Featuring Becky Bors, Dr. Jen Jellison, Marilyn Thomas Jones, Lee Lavery, Greg Luntz, Anthony Ly, Tricia Ostertag, Todd Porter, Lynette Ray, Eric Smer, and Phillip J. Wells. $10, VIP reception $40.


Akron Civic Theatre Women’s Guild Annual Holiday Auction — 11 a.m. Nov. 21 at Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron. Luncheon at noon, oral auction, Chinese auction, basket raffle and tabletop tree raffle. $20. Reservation deadline is Friday. Mail reservations to: Lynn Asente, 1555 Cuyahoga St., Akron, OH 44313.

Send information about social and charity events to The Scene, c/o Lynne Sherwin, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309. Or email with ‘‘The Scene’’ in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. Merits of all organizations have not been investigated by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should verify the worthiness of a cause before committing.


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